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Meaning of "skeuomorphic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SKEUOMORPHIC

skeuomorphic  [ˈskjuːəˌmɔːfɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SKEUOMORPHIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Skeuomorphic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SKEUOMORPHIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

skeuomorphic

Skeuomorph

A skeuomorph /ˈskjuːəmɔrf/ is a derivative object that retains ornamental design cues from structures that were necessary in the original. Examples include pottery embellished with imitation rivets reminiscent of similar pots made of metal and a software calendar that imitates the appearance of binding on a paper desk calendar.

Definition of skeuomorphic in the English dictionary

The definition of skeuomorphic in the dictionary is characteristic of a skeuomorph.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SKEUOMORPHIC


anamorphic
ˌænəˈmɔːfɪk
anthropomorphic
ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪk
automorphic
ˌɔːtəʊˈmɔːfɪk
biomorphic
ˌbaɪəʊˈmɔːfɪk
dimorphic
daɪˈmɔːfɪk
dysmorphic
dɪsˈmɔːfɪk
geomorphic
ˌdʒiːəʊˈmɔːfɪk
holomorphic
ˌhɒləˈmɔːfɪk
homeomorphic
ˌhɒmɪəˈmɔːfɪk
homomorphic
ˌhɒməˈmɔːfɪk
hypomorphic
ˌhaɪpəˈmɔːfɪk
isomorphic
ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪk
meromorphic
ˌmɛrəʊˈmɔːfɪk
mesomorphic
ˌmɛsəʊˈmɔːfɪk
metamorphic
ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfɪk
monomorphic
ˌmɒnəʊˈmɔːfɪk
pleomorphic
ˌpliːəˈmɔːfɪk
polymorphic
ˌpɒlɪˈmɔːfɪk
pseudomorphic
ˌsjuːdəʊˈmɔːfɪk
zoomorphic
ˌzəʊəʊˈmɔːfɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SKEUOMORPHIC

sketchier
sketchiest
sketchily
sketchiness
sketching book
sketching pad
sketchy
sketted
sketting
skeuomorph
skeuomorphism
skew
skew arch
skew symmetric matrix
skew symmetry
skew-eyed
skewback
skewbacked
skewbald
skewed

WORDS THAT END LIKE SKEUOMORPHIC

ectomorphic
enantiomorphic
endomorphic
ergatomorphic
geographic
heteromorphic
homoeomorphic
hydromorphic
hystricomorphic
idiomorphic
isodimorphic
ophiomorphic
ornithomorphic
Orphic
panidiomorphic
protomorphic
theriomorphic
trimorphic
xenomorphic
xeromorphic
zygomorphic

Synonyms and antonyms of skeuomorphic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «skeuomorphic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SKEUOMORPHIC

Find out the translation of skeuomorphic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of skeuomorphic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «skeuomorphic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

skeuomorphic
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

skeuomorphic
570 millions of speakers

English

skeuomorphic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

skeuomorphic
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

skeuomorphic
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

skeuomorphic
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

skeuomorphic
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

skeuomorphic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

skeuomorphic
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Skeuomorphic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

skeuomorphic
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

skeuomorphic
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

skeuomorphic
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Skeuomorphic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

skeuomorphic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

skeuomorphic
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्केओमोर्फिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

skeuomorphic
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

skeuomorphic
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

skeuomorphic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

skeuomorphic
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

skeuomorphic
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

skeuomorphic
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skeuomorphic
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skeuomorphic
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skeuomorphic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of skeuomorphic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SKEUOMORPHIC»

The term «skeuomorphic» is normally little used and occupies the 133.531 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SKEUOMORPHIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about skeuomorphic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SKEUOMORPHIC»

Discover the use of skeuomorphic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to skeuomorphic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Essential Mobile Interaction Design: Perfecting Interface ...
The skeuomorphic style involves an app that retains the physical design cues ofa previous or antiquated product. To see an example ofthis trait, take a look at the camera on your cell phone. Regardless ofthe brand of phone you own, it's likely ...
Cameron Banga, Josh Weinhold, 2014
2
Cuts: Texts 1959-2004
Neolithic and Skeuomorphic (1963) From Prehistoric Crete, R. W. Hutchinson, Penguin-Pelican, p. 123: "Art for art's sake seems, I know not why, to have been a Neolithic invention and appears all over the world whenever the inhabitants ...
Carl Andre, James Sampson Meyer, 2005
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Digital Design Essentials: 100 ways to design better ...
Skeuomorphic. Design/Faux. Real. UI. 20. an interface designed to look and behave like real-life objects IS USED TO CREATE THE USER INTERFACE UI CONTROL CAMERA MIMICS THE ACTUAL CAMERA SETTINGS KNOB SHUTTER ...
Rajesh Lal, 2013
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Creating Flat Design Websites
Skeuomorphic. versus. flat. Skeuomorphicdesign,alsoknownasrealism, isastylethatwas very muchusedduring2012and2013,andit consists of creating visual elements that represent their original, physical counterpart. Skeuomorphismisdefined ...
António Pratas, 2014
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Mobile Design Pattern Gallery: UI Patterns for Smartphone Apps
The Skeuomorphic pattern is characterized by an interface designed to match itsrealworldcounterpart. Even though the trend in visual design is now toward a flatter design aesthetic, some apps can still aid usability by emulating ...
Theresa Neil, 2014
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The Mobile Frontier
skeuomorphic UIs—interfaces that attempt to digitally replicate an analogous experience from the real world. Highly renderedbuttons, knobs,dropshadows, andbeveled edges arehallmarksof theGUImetaphor legacy takentoa hyper extreme.
Rachel Hinman, 2012
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Primitive Arts and Crafts: An Introduction to the Study of ...
Ed. L. Myres. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1906. 8. Skeuomorphs in pottery 82 from Annale: a'u Muree du Congo: La Ce'ramique, Bruxelles. 9. A ' Pseudo— Skeuornorph” 85 Drawn in C.M.A.E. .IO. Skeuomorphic design on a bronze spearhead ...
Roderick Urwick Sayce, 2013
8
GSD Platform 5
... media being forced to fight for space in its own home against extraneous programs that have attached themselves to it. The tension between the physical and digital worlds of information has left us with skeuomorphic objects, vestiges of one ...
Mariana Ibanez, 2012
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Designing for Windows 8: Fundamentals of Great Design in ...
iPad calendar is skeuomorphic to the core Avoiding Skeuomorphism in Running Total It would be very easy to get carried away with skeuomorphic elements in an application such as Running Total, because there are many physical elements ...
Brent Schooley, 2013
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The Graphic Designer's Electronic-Media Manual: How to Apply ...
Some interfaces use photographic imagery or illustration in order to deliver a skeuomorphic design. Archaeologists use that term to describe artifacts that adopt the semblance ofanother item. Examples in everyday life would include hubcaps ...
Jason Tselentis, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SKEUOMORPHIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term skeuomorphic is used in the context of the following news items.
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Farewell, Skeuomorphism: iBooks Gets an iOS 7 Update
When iOS 7 launched back in September, a few Apple apps not built-into the OS kept their classic skeuomorphic designs. Over the last two months, Apple has ... «Mashable, Nov 13»
2
Jony Ive Explains Why He Decided To Gut Skeuomorphism From …
With the launch of iOS 7 yesterday Apple made some bold steps to ditch the rich textures, shadowing, and other skeuomorphic elements that have been a staple ... «Cult of Mac, Sep 13»
3
How Apple's Skeuomorphic iOS 7 Design Tricks The Brain; Even In …
Much of the newly unveiled iPhone's visual and tactile appeal derives from a departure from competitors' flat-design displays in favor of skeuomorphism — a rich ... «Medical Daily, Sep 13»
4
iOS 7's iBooks: Apple, Leave The Skeuomorphism Alone
(Related: Up yours, DOJ). But Apple introduced iBooks with a skeuomorphic interface. You couldn't hold the pages in your hand, but you could turn them just like ... «The Mac Observer, Aug 13»
5
What is skeuomorphism?
This is "skeuomorphic" design. Steve Jobs believed computers should be so simple to use that a complete novice could master them based on instinct alone. «BBC News, Jun 13»
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Why Jony Ive Is Killing Skeuomorphism In iOS 7
For the past year, Apple's head of design Jony Ive has reportedly been taking a hatchet to the skeuomorphic design principles of iOS. When iOS 7 is announced ... «Cult of Mac, Jun 13»
7
Steven Sinofsky on iOS 7 & flat vs skeuomorphic design [video]
With Tim Cook teasing the Jony Ive redesign of iOS 7 that we exclusively told you would be introducing a new flat design for iOS, we thought it would be ... «9 to 5 Mac, May 13»
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Apple's Jony Ive To Dump Skeuomorphic Design In iOS 7
This isn't a great surprise to be honest. The gossip coming out of Cupertino has for years been saying that Jony Ive really doesn't like skeuomorphic design: ... «Forbes, May 13»
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Apple updates Podcasts app with custom stations, on-the-go …
The new design of the app is also a bit trimmed down from the skeuomorphic exuberance of the original. The playback window, for instance, is now of a simpler ... «The Next Web, Mar 13»
10
When A Floppy Disk Icon No Longer Signals 'Save'
Audie Cornish talks with Austin Carr, design and technology writer at Fast Company, about Apple's use of skeuomorphic design. It's when an object retains the ... «NPR, Nov 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Skeuomorphic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/skeuomorphic>. Oct 2019 ».
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